Gay Providence: The Latest

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Feb 17
Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for Sunday's ceremony as a statement of solidarity with victims of sexual harassment and abuse.

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Feb 17
Trump's cheers of vindication Friday appeared to be more show than substance: The administration still harbors deep worries about the direction of Mueller's nine-month probe, which has shown no signs of abating.

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

This week, President Trump released a proposed budget that, if enacted, would sharply reduce global and domestic spending for HIV care and prevention.

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

NEWS | By Matthew Daly | Feb 17
His extensive resume has many Republicans looking to Romney to take on a role as Senate elder statesman and counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 17
Krishna Sen seemed to embody some of the worst behavior of the male sex: The woman he married in 2014 told police that he smoked, drank, and physically abused her as part of his demands for a dowry.

Tears, Exuberance as 'Black Panther' Opens Across Africa

Tears, Exuberance as 'Black Panther' Opens Across Africa

ENTERTAINMENT | By Cara Anna | Feb 17
"Black Panther" has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump.

After the Shooting: Dealing With Grief and Guns

After the Shooting: Dealing With Grief and Guns

NEWS | Feb 17
As residents of Parkland Florida begin to deal with the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years, members of Newtown, Conn. community share their views and dealing with grief and guns.

Pope Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Commission Amid Skepticism

Pope Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Commission Amid Skepticism

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Feb 17
Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Feb 17
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

FBI Says It Failed to Investigate Tip on Florida Suspect

FBI Says It Failed to Investigate Tip on Florida Suspect

NEWS | By Kelli Kennedy, Curt Anderson And Tamara Lush | Feb 16
The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate.


News

Russians Charged with Meddling in 2016 Presidential Race

Russians Charged with Meddling in 2016 Presidential Race

POLITICS | By Eric Tucker | Feb 16
Thirteen Russians, including a businessman close to Vladimir Putin were charged Friday in an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media propaganda.


Entertainment

 Review :: Chess
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Review :: Chess

THEATRE | By Rachel Breitman | Feb 16
This Cold War story of two emotionally fraught chess matches has too many moving pieces.

 Review :: Homeland - The Complete Sixth Season

Review :: Homeland - The Complete Sixth Season

TELEVISION | By JC Alvarez | Feb 17
Get caught up on "Homeland" - The Complete Sixth Season available now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD before the new season returns to Showtime with this 3-disc set featuring all episodes and bonus content.


Business

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

FINANCE | By Marley Jay | Feb 17
There were few warning signs before the stock market's plunge in early February, but so far, the slump hasn't changed investors' thinking very much.


Technology

Indictment: Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents

Indictment: Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents

PERSONAL TECH | By Matt O'Brien and Mae Anderson | Feb 17
The election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Cars

Pyeongchang Olympics Showcases Korean Self-Driving Vehicles

Pyeongchang Olympics Showcases Korean Self-Driving Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | By Pietro Decristofaro and Youkyoung Lee | Feb 17
There's a competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has nothing to do with sports, and plenty to do with jousting between automakers and tech companies over autonomously driving vehicles.


Style

Acrylic Pour Painting: Go With the Flow

Acrylic Pour Painting: Go With the Flow

HOME | By Holly Ramer | Feb 17
As the name suggest, pour painting involves pouring rather than brushing paint onto a canvas to create swirling, abstract designs.


Travel

Despite Storms, 30M People Visited Caribbean Last Year

Despite Storms, 30M People Visited Caribbean Last Year

Feb 17
A record 30 million people visited the Caribbean last year, despite two devastating hurricanes that hit a region still struggling to recover, regional tourism officials said Thursday.


Nightlife

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar:  February 9, 2018

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar: February 9, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 13
DJ Taffy and DJ Brent Covington hosted FUZZ this past Friday night at Boston's The Alley Bar. See who came out.